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Royston Whatley Brooks, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1839
Paulding County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1923
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Served as a soldier in Terry's Texas Rangers (8th Texas Cavalry) between 1861 and 1865. Served as a law enforcement officer in the Arizona Rangers (1904-1905) and on the Douglas, AZ Police Department (1916-1921) where he was one of the states oldest peace officers. It is believed he died as a result of injuries sustaind in the line of duty.

For more information about him see
The Ross Brooks & Kin Website at
http://www.geocities.com/rosswbrooks/index.html
and His Biography page in the Online Archive for Terry's Texas Rangers at
http://www.terrystexasrangers.org/roster/b/brooks_rw.html. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Allen W Brooks (1818 - 1903)
  Elizabeth Ann Pollard Brooks (1823 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Dolores Ballesteros Brooks (1868 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Jetpha Clayton Brooks (1871 - 1964)*
  Royston Whatley Brooks (1907 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  William T. Brooks (1838 - 1872)*
  Royston Whatley Brooks (1839 - 1923)
  Lewis T. Brooks (1844 - 1862)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Brooks Martin (1846 - 1935)*
  Josephus Cornelius Brooks (1850 - 1925)*
  Donna I. Brooks Holloman (1856 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Forest Lawn Section, Block 16, Tier 1, Space 1
 
Created by: The Online Archive for T...
Record added: Jan 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7075090
Royston Whatley Brooks, Sr
Added by: Bobbi Wolford-Claywell
 
Royston Whatley Brooks, Sr
Added by: Bobbi Wolford-Claywell
 
Royston Whatley Brooks, Sr
Added by: The Online Archive for Terry
 
 
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- Reba Alsup
 Added: Jan. 7, 2005
You helped to make this a better country. We thank you for your service. May the Great Spirit watch over those you left behind as you sleep in Eternal Peace. We Remember.
- Allen
 Added: Aug. 1, 2007
 
 
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